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Our company is wholly owner-managed which makes us agile and adaptable – qualities which fuel our growing ambitions.

We are a team of talented individuals, combining skills and experience in a unique chemistry. Our flexible approach, specialist knowledge and longstanding relationships set us apart, enabling careful selection of the best opportunities. We can make rapid, informed decisions, supported by forensic analysis and expert delivery of profitable solutions.

Established in 2004, we have completed over £750m of end-value product and built more than 7 million sq ft of new schemes. In 2017 we are delivering 2 million sq ft of space across 10 schemes, of which 35% is prelet.

Graftongate specialises in the industrial and logistics sector, where we have a proven and profitable long-term track record. This is enhanced by our strong relationships with Investors, Landowners and Occupiers. As well as agents and other key professional advisors. We source new business widely, directly `off-market` and through our network of contacts, targeting growth areas and digging-out value uplift. We take risk and manage it rigorously through fundamental analysis, proven processes and our own experience

OCCUPIERS

We deliver bespoke cost effective solutions through expert needs-analysis and skilled procurement. We work with you to deliver the best solution for your business.

We have completed nearly 4 million sq ft of new built-to-suit space, all on time and within budget.

INVESTORS

Returns are optimised by intelligently constructed business plans and innovative, aggressive delivery of profitable solutions. These are assessed against short-medium-long term prospects and KPIs.

We have completed over £700 million worth of schemes.

LANDOWNERS

Can gain from our mindful understanding of their overall objectives, our planning skills and creating strategies to unlock value. Managing stakeholders and skilled professional teams, success is achieved through effective promotion, lateral thinking and tenacity.

We have over 15 million sq ft of consents achieved.

The Graftongate team is tenacious and motivated to create great returns for our partners. Being highly selective in what we pursue, our motives are profit-seeking as distinct from just creating turnover. Call us in confidence to discuss what you want.

We operate across the UK from centrally located offices in London and Birmingham. We enter international markets on an opportunistic basis, built on collaboration and direct experience.”

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Build to suit opportunities

Amazon

Calais Muir, Dunfermline

1,016,850 sq ft

1 million sq ft fulfilment centre prelet to Amazon funded by Infrared.

AMB

Binary Park, Dagenham

315,000 sq ft

Two speculative distribution units totalling 315,000 sq ft funded by Abacus Park partnership (JPUT) and sold on completion to AMB.

Beaumont Road

Banbury

145,000 sq ft on 8 acres

145,00 sq ft office and warehouse purchased with Revcap. Lease regears, lettings and investment sale.

Beiersdorf

Holford IE, Birmingham

80,000 sq ft

Regear of 100,000 sq ft lease to Beiersdorf and 80,000 sq ft extension funded by DTZ IM.

Bentley Motors

Orion Park, Crewe

380,000 sq ft

190,000 sq ft prelet to Bentley Motors funded by Highcross.

Bessemer Business Park

Welwyn Garden City

25,000 sq ft units on 7.62 acres

100,000 sq ft demolished on a 7.62 acre site and redeveloped to provide 25,000 sq ft units for Direct Line Insurance and Kane International, with the Trade Park element of the site being prelet to Travis Perkins.

BSS and SCS

Cross Point, Coventry

95,000 sq ft

Two speculative units totalling 95,000 sq ft let to BSS and SCS funded by Legal & General.

Co-op Retail Services

Oliver Road, West Thurrock

325,000 sq ft

325,000 sq ft distribution unit prelet to Co-op Retail Services developed in partnership with Legal and General and sold to New Star.

Costco

Hanworth Road, Sunbury

140,000 sq ft

Planning secured for Costco ‘club warehouse’ on strategic employment site. Demolition of 150,000 sq ft 1970’s industrial building and development of 140,000 sq ft new store for Costco, with innovative construction ‘on stilts’ to provide 3m clear height undercroft car park.

DPD

Newark

50,000 sq ft

50,000 sq ft parcel hub prelet to DPD funded by Lonestar/Hudson.

DSV

Lichfield Road, Tamworth

190,000 sq ft

Refurbishment of 190,000 sq ft let to DSV and funded by Euro Properties.

Enfield Distribution Park

Enfield

23 acres

475,000 sq ft of industrial units on 23 acres. Prime occupiers consolidated into 110,000 sq ft on flexible leases to enable phased redevelopment for urban logistics. Prelets secured to DFS and Cooks Delight

Finepoint

Kidderminster

18 acres

9 individual units totalling 80,000 sq ft, developed speculatively and funded by Highcross.

Honda

South Marston Park, Swindon

90,000 sq ft

Speculative 90,000 sq ft unit let to Honda Logistics, funded by AHLI United Bank and sold to Vantage.

IKEA

Dubai, UAE

1 million sq ft

1m sq ft distribution centre sold to Ikea delivered in partnership with GRDI.

John Lewis

Cabot Park, Avonmouth

90,000 sq ft

90,000 sq ft regional distribution centre prelet to John Lewis Partnership funded by Legal & General.

John Lewis

Innova Park, Enfield

90,000 sq ft

90,000 sq ft regional distribution centre prelet to John Lewis Partnership funded by Legal & General.

Mid Counties
Co-op

Tachbrook Park, Leamington Spa

30,000 sq ft

Refurbishment of 30,000 sq ft office for Mid Counties Co-op with Sale and Leaseback funded by Aprirose.

Niglon, Ducalian and Blink Medical

Highlands Park, Solihull

4 acres

70,000 sq ft, three unit scheme. Presales to Niglon and Ducalian and letting to Blink Medical, owned and funded by Homer Pensions and Investments.

Powakaddy

Sittingbourne

45,000 sq ft

45,000 sq ft office and distribution centre prelet to Powakaddy funded by Standard Life.

Quadrant Park

Welwyn Garden City

116,000 sq ft

116,000 sq ft speculative scheme of 11 industrial and trade units funded by Legal & General.

Samworth Brothers

Leicester Distribution Park

195,000 sq ft on 15 acres

Demolition of a 1 million sq ft obsolete industrial unit and HQ office building to enable phased redevelopment of a 44 acre logistics scheme. The 15 acre Phase 1 site was pre-let to Samworth Brothers, delivering 195,000 sq ft.